Poetry Blogs (Newish)

Newish (Remove filter)

Popular last 30 days

Grow, Green Garden

entry picture

And now, for the human interest story,

a quarter past breeze and apple-size dust

of blossom, latticed fragments

tendrils, sheathed in birch sleeve

closed door economy,

my new bonfire of vanity,

a cement wall sloping cliff-face

and edge-hedge shed three-facing

attacking west-side with phlegm of

dragonfly and sword of spider

the mirror of an engine and a rotor

and a ...

Read and leave comments (2)


The Torch

entry picture

At night, late, my Father came,

too wrapped and cold to comprehend

framed in the space between

Wall A and Wall B

the cupboard doors a hidden cream shade.

Darkness spelt the rest.

The standing there was all,

my hands I felt I could sometimes move.

The sphere flashed, once, twice

yellow, plastic.

We ask and he answers.


The thing is large, dry, scarred, a bulk,


Read and leave comments (1)


Loan Shark

entry picture

Called you at midnight

you answered with no little reluctance

through the rusted ribcage of totalled phonebox,

saw the rusted renown of my smashed reason.

After one minute the receiver fades to fuzz,

my fists hammer walls that are not there,

I zip, buckle, put collar up, out

in space now walking and with each step,

the ground sinks a little further...

sinks a little...


Read and leave comments (2)


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message